This is absolute platform perfection.
Just watching the eldest play through Super Mario Galaxy… the sheer level of creativity is absolutely astonishing.
The Nintendo difference is clear, as I outlined in this essay back in January of last year: –
There is something about Nintendo
I was reading gaming bible Edge magazine this month. Legendary programmer Jeff Minter was banging on about the new generation of games consoles, and mentioned something about some of his non-gaming friends enquiring about the then-upcoming games console, the Nintendo Wii. In passing he also mentioned that they both owned a Nintendo DS handheld console each, as if somehow the assumed ubiquity of Nintendo’s latest portable device meant that it doesn’t bestow the title of ‘gamer’ upon its owners.